Friday, November 13, 2009

When did the Packers Become So Bush-League?

When did the Packers organization become so bush league? Did it happen overnight, or has it happened so slowly that nobody really noticed until it was too late.

It breaks my heart, but the Green Bay Packers, once considered a model for all professional sports teams is now completely bush league. In the last couple of months we have seen the organization stiff loyal fans who showed up to "Family" Night. And, we have seen the Director of Public Relations berate a journalist through his Twitter account.

Now, a 22-year part time employee gets kicked to the curb for a rather benign offhanded remark. When did the Packers organization become so thin-skinned?

I no longer think these are isolated events. The Packers organization seems as if it is run by a clique of bratty teenagers.

I also don't know what the solution is. This is not one of those fire _____ posts. The Packers culture---which has always been a source of pride---is broken right now.

How do you fix that?

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1 comment:

  1. I agree with you that the Packers vibe is messed up. Personally, I think MM & TT looked at the 2007 and saw their own reflection when they should have seen Favre's. I don't fault him at all for not wanting to play behind this offensive line. But I guess everyone has their own take on that. Cover your head, tomorrow will likely be brutal.

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